The steroid Nandrolone is a generic steroid and a compound Decanoate (ester) that is added to various drugs which ultimately affect the rate of absorption in the bloodstream of athletes. It is used in injection form and is only available on prescription. It is a synthetic form of testosterone (male hormone) like other steroids. It helps in synthesis of protein, production of red blood cells, increases the nitrogen retention level, and helps in muscle gain and strength. It also helps in sore joints and to soothe ache.
There are number of names (chemical) for Nandrolone Decanoate such as:
The decanoate is a salt form of anabolic steroid (Nandrolone) with various properties that includes androgenic, anabolic, erythropoiesis that is RBC creation, and has stimulating effects. In muscle tissues it has the capability to activate various androgen receptors and simultaneously helps in luteinizing hormone (LH) secretions. The luteinizing hormone helps in triggering ovulation in women. It stimulates the leydig cells production in men that leads to the testosterone (male hormone) within the testes.
It has the potential to increase RBC production and the level of hemoglobin as Nandrolone Decanoate used in the management and treatment of renal anemia insufficiency. It has an adverse effect on the liver and can damage peliosis hepatis in which cysts filled with blood takes place of the splenic tissues. Later on it creates a life threatening condition as the cysts of blood are not able to be diagnosed properly till the liver shows failure or intra-abdominal hemorrhage.
The injections of Nandrolone Decanoate are recommended to be injected in gluteal muscle but they are intra muscular. The weekly dose of 50mg to 100mg is prescribed for the treatment of renal anemia in case of women and 100mg to 200mg in case of men. If the drug is used for more than 6 months and there is no improvement in the condition of the person using it then the consumption of drug should be discontinued. The recommended dosage of Nandrolone Decanoate is more in body building than in the medical treatment. The websites related to body building, steroid promotion sites and suggestions on body building websites recommend the dosage of 400mg to 500 mg injections to be taken twice in a week. The injections are to be injected on the upper arm or the thigh muscle.
It has the potential of side effects that has acute and severe effects on various body organs and effect their functioning. Also affect the central nervous system of the person consuming them. There should be proper balance so as to avoid the severe results. It develops the muscle strength and stimulates cannibalism. The bodybuilders who inject the Nandrolone Decanoate then the cycle will last for 3 to 6 weeks. The tumors developed in the liver cells have chances of hemorrhage than the other tumors of the liver. It is rated to be the top steroid for gaining strength and increase the power output.